Evaluation of the French national plan to promote screening and early management of viral hepatitis C, between 1997 and 2003: a comparative cross-sectional study in Poitou-Charentes region.

BACKGROUND AND AIMS The aim of this repeated cross-sectional survey was to document trends in screening practices, to analyze the evolution of the epidemiological characteristics of patients with newly diagnosed hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, and to evaluate the implementation of hepatitis C management guidelines. METHODS Medical laboratories in… CONTINUE READING